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... There are too white wires, 1 with red strips

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If 1 is live and 1 is ground then yes there for your coil
1 side in is hot // other side out is ground or it wont work.

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Specifically I'm trying to identify the wire on the spark plug coil assembly to which I should connect the signal wire of a Tachometer to. The wire colours are, red, yellow, green/white, and blue.


It says the tachometer wire is Yellow/Green, you do not have that listed. You will find it in the list below, it is highlighted..

WIRING INFORMATION 2001 Subaru Legacy






WIREWIRE COLOR LOCATION

12V CONSTANT WIRE WHITE Ignition Harness

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RIGHT FRONT WINDOW DOWN BLUE Harness In Driver's Kick From Driver Door

LEFT REAR WINDOW UP BLUE/RED Harness In Driver's Kick From Driver Door

LEFT REAR WINDOW DOWN BLUE Harness In Driver's Kick From Driver Door

RIGHT REAR WINDOW UP BLUE/RED Harness In Driver's Kick From Driver Door
RIGHT REAR WINDOW DOWN BLUE Harness In Driver's Kick From Driver Door

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Anyone have a wiring diagram or know how to hook this up ?


Black and red are pretty standard for negative & positive battery terminals.
There is likely a model number (pic isn't good enough to see the finer print) on the label but the larger numerals are probably serial numbers and without the model number, you may have a problem finding the exact installation info you want.

The link below has illustrations for a different model but manufacturers will generally stick with a wiring code to make installation and even production simpler:

http://www.mygen.com/users/dbruce/myz31/Jacobs%20Ultra%20Team%20Installation%20Instructions.pdf

That company does not have the web 'presence' they should have by now.

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William, your car uses a ballast resistor that causes what you describe. This is usually a ceramic white, rectangular piece, mounted on the firewall.
The voltage to the coil has to be dropped to 8 volts, or so. Chrysler handles that with a ballast resistor and it fails.
To test, you can wire across the resistor and see if you have spark.
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I have a Hopkins Brake Control the pigtail colors are Red, White, Blue, Black. My 2008 Chevy 1500 pigtail colors are Red with a black strip, Light Blue with white strip, Dark Blue, Orange, White. How do i...


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